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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon (Eb) 3V (Eb 37)

Lausavísur from Eyrbyggja saga 3 — ed. Judy Quinn

Not published: do not cite (Anon (Eb) 3V (Eb 37))

Anonymous LausavísurLausavísur from Eyrbyggja saga

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Opt es auðar þopta
œr es tungu hrœrir
(sék á blóðgum búki
bengrát), es ér látið;
tarfr mun hér, þvít horfa
hann tekr reiðr við mǫnnum,
(þat sér golls ens gjalla
Gerðr) þinn bani verða.


Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: Anonyme digte om historiske personer og begivenheder [XI], [7]. Lausavísur 3: AI, 425, BI, 395, Skald I, 195; Eb 1864, 118, 135, Eb 1897, 227, ÍF 4, 173-4 (Eb ch. 63); Eb 2003, 302-3.


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